SABA Wedge Classic Quick Facts

Source: www.sabaonline.co.za

posted by Olivia Jones on 2nd July 2006

What: The SABA Wedge Classic is a 5A Rated South African Bodyboarding Association (SABA) sanctioned event. The SABA Wedge Classic is the fourth event on the national circuit which counts towards the crowning of the year end champions.

Where: The Wedge, Plettenberg Bay – Southern Cape

When: Monday 3 to Friday 7 July, 2006

Who: South Africa’s best bodyboarders will all be in attendance to fight for SABA points and prize money. Divisions include pro, boys, juniors, men, women, masters, drop knee, under 12 boys, under 16 girls and a well supported development section.

Prize Purse: Thanks to First National Bank, Robberg Seafoods, Wavecrest Distributors, Ocean Life, deBIS Fleet Management and Fish Bone Design Studio the prize purse totals an impressive R17, 500 which for the first time ever will be divided amongst the Pro division, Ladies and Drop Knee riders. Product sponsors include Red Bull, Reef Brazil, Arnette Sunglasses and Logic Magazine.

Wedge Classic Schedule:

2 July Briefing at Formosa Inn 16h50
3 July Start of contest.During the day there will be soccer, touch rugby and volley ball. In the evening "The Lines of Fire" DVD launch at VIP
4 July (day 2 of contest) - Beach activities and coaching clinic for development riders at 12h00. Road Warriors autographing. In evening In-door soccer
5 July Coaching Clinic at 12h00 and Rounds of Tow Out Expression Session. Road Warriors autographing afterwards. Possibility of Beach Party - (weather permitting) - Red Bull to show DVD's on Bettie or Final In-door soccer - 4 players per team.
6 July (day 3 of contest) - Beach activities and coaching clinic for riders at 12h00 (Road Warriors autographing afterwards). Possibility of Beach Party (weather permitting). Red Bull going to show DVD's on Bettie or Final In door soccer 4 players
7 July (final day of contest) - Tow out final (time to be announced). Prize Giving at Formosa Inn at 18h45. After party 22h30 at VIP in Plett (Over 18 only)

Sponsors: The SABA Wedge Classic is sponsored by First National Bank, Robberg Seafoods, Wavecrest Distributors, Ocean Life, Fish Bone Design Studio and deBIS Fleet Management. The SABA Wedge Classic has the backing of Bitou tourism.


Event Liaison:

Wayne Craig
083 463 7102
Email: wayne@wave-crest.co.za

Or Steve Polinski
082 573 3173
Email: polinski@telkomsa.net

Media Liaison:
Olivia Jones Communications
082 537 8840
Email: olivia@atomgate.com

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